Prohibition (disambiguation)  

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Prohibition refers to the act of prohibiting a certain substance or act.

Prohibition may refer to:

  • Prohibition of alcohol - periods in several countries during which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages is restricted or illegal
  • Prohibition (drugs)
    • War on Drugs - an initiative undertaken by the United States to carry out an "all-out offensive" (as President Nixon described it) against the possession of certain drugs by moving them into the purview of the black market
  • Prohibition (writ) - in the United States, is an official legal document drafted and issued by a supreme court or superior court to a judge presiding over a suit in an inferior court. The writ of prohibition mandates the inferior court to cease any action over the case because it may not fall within that inferior court's jurisdiction
  • Prohibition sign - a red circle with a diagonal line through it (running from top left to bottom right), covering a pictogram to indicate something is not permitted
  • In the Qur'an, sura 66, At-Tahrim, is generally translated as "Prohibition".

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